MINUTES

MEETING OF THE COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL

      MARCH 8, 2004

  CONSENT CALENDAR:                           
  
                                                                                                                                                                                            ACTION TAKEN 

COMMUNICATIONS

1.         MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to program CDBG

            funds from the Unspecified Local Option Account for the costs associated with the

            census of the homeless and to enter into agreement with the Community Renewal Team 

            for necessary services.

        Passed  

2.         MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to accept the Drug

            Enforcement Program Grant from State for anti-drug and anti-gang strategies.

        Passed  

3.       MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to program CDBG,

            HOME, HOPWA and ESG for Program Year 30. (Fiscal Year 2004-2005)

             Referred to the  Management and Budget Committee 

4.         MAYOR PEREZ, with accompanying resolution de Authorization to submit a

            proposal and grant application to Federal Economic Development Administration to

            cover renovation and related infrastructure costs and enter into agreement to administer

            funds associated with Coltsville Heritage Park Project.

        Passed  

5.         ACTING CORPORATION COUNSEL de Authorization to enter into Executive Session
            to discuss litigation entitled, Mantoris v. City of Hartford, et al.

            Received

6.         HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE de Initiating roundtable
discussions on the establishment of a human capitol development agenda.

            Received

7.         FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Recommendation of State Legislative
           
action to permit use of a Homestead Exemption Methodology as well as a surcharge for
          vacant parcels and elimination of the current business surcharge system.

            Received

8.        EDUCATION COMMITTEE de Presentation of strategic goals by Superintendent of
           Hartford Public Schools.

        Received

REPORTS             

9.         MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying resolution de

            Authorization to enter into a license agreement with the Hartford Circus Fire Memorial

            Foundation for the purpose of creating a permanent public memorial at 350 Barbour Street.

        Passed  

10.        MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE de Ordinance concerning an
  
       appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for general improvements to school
        
buildings (V). ($2,111,739).

            Received

11.        MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET COMMITTEE, with accompanying substitute

resolution de Authorization to enter into an agreement with the Spanish American
Merchants Association to provide coordination services during the Park Street
Streetscape Project.

Passed  

12.       FINANCE AND REVENUE COMMITTEE de Ordinance amending Chapter 32, Article
        
I of Code concerning Taxation and Assessments for Improvements. (Delinquent motor
         
vehicle property tax fee).

            Received

13.
       PUBLIC BUILDING DEDICATION COMMITTEE de Naming of new street in Stowe
           Village Development as Theodore Napper Lane.

        Received

14.       PUBLIC BUILDING DEDICATION COMMITTEE de Renaming of Pulaski Drive.

        Received

15.       PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

            resolution de Waiver of half the fees for walking parade sponsored by Connecticut

            Catholic Conference.

            Passed  

16.       PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

            resolution de Waiver of half the fees and permission to vend food and beverages for the annual

            fundraising walk sponsored by the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation at Bushnell Park.      

            Withdrawn

17.       PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying
          resolution de Waiver of half the fees for prayer service sponsored by the House of

            Restoration of Hartford at Bushnell Park and Pavilion.

         Passed  

18.      PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

            resolution de Waiver of half the fees and use of generator for Easter Sunday Sunrise

            Service sponsored by the United Methodist Church of Hartford at Elizabeth Park.

        Passed  

19.       PUBLIC WORKS, PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, with accompanying

            resolution de Waiver of half the fees for annual parade and fair sponsored by the Shri

            Krishna Mandir, Inc. at Goodwin Park Pond House.

        Passed  

FOR ACTION

20.       Ordinance amending Chapter 32, Article I of Code de Taxation and Assessments for

            Improvements. (Delinquent motor vehicle property tax fee).

        Passed  

21.       Ordinance concerning an appropriation in the Capital Improvement Fund for general

            improvements to school buildings (v). ($2,111,739).

        Passed  

RESOLUTIONS 

22.       (MAYOR PEREZ) Carmen Sierra de Nomination for appointment to the Redevelopment

            Agency.

        Withdrawn

23.       (MAYOR PEREZ) Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse de Appointment of members to.

24.       (MAYOR PEREZ) Hartford Commission on Aging de Reappointment of members to.

        Passed  

25.       (MAYOR PEREZ) Eugene Miller de Appointment to the Commission on Gay, Lesbian,

             Bisexual and Transgender Issues.

        Passed  

26.       (MAYOR PEREZ) Valerio Giadone de Reappointment to the Zoning Board of Appeals.

        Passed  

27.       (MAYOR PEREZ) Northland Two Pillars, LLC de Authorization to enter into and

            execute amendments to the Lease and Pilot Agreement with.

        Passed  

28.       (MAYOR PEREZ) Summer Lunch Program de Authorization to sign the application and

            claim for 2004.

        Passed  

29.       (MAYOR PEREZ) North Central Area on Aging de Authorization to apply for and accept Title
III-B
and D funding, execute all amendments and contracts with and extend subcontract with 
Southend Community Services and the preventive Health Services Program .
Passed  

30.       (MAYOR PEREZ) Northend Super Center and Southend Super Center de

            Authorization to enter into agreements with various senior centers to continue

            providing quality services for elderly residents at.

        Referred to the Health, Human Services Committee

31.       (MAYOR PEREZ) Hartford Police Department de Authorization to enter into

agreement with Radia, Inc.  for installation and operation of RadiaLink First Responder
System at.

Referred to the  Management and Budget, and Quality of life and Public Safety Committee

32.       (MAYOR PEREZ) Park Street Streetscape Project de Authorization to enter into

            agreement with Spanish American Merchants Association to provide coordination

            services during the duration of.

        Withdrawn

33.       (COUNCIL PRESIDENT LaFONTAINE) Property Tax Task Force de Support of

            Homestead Exemption Methodology as well as a surcharge for vacant parcels and

            elimination of the current business surcharge system by.

        Passed  

34.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Dr. Joe Enterprises, LLC de Waiver of half the fees

           and streets closures for filming by.

        Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

35.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Bushnell Park de Waiver of half the fees and

           permission to vend food and beverages for foot race and fitness walks sponsored by

           Komen CT Race for the Cure at.       

        Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

36.       (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Hartford City Stars Basketball Program de Allocation

            of funds from the Human Services Department-Recreation Services Account and enter

            into contract with.       

            Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment, and Health, Human Services Committee

37.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER)  "Friends of" various groups de Extension for reporting
             by.

            Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

38.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Sacred Heart Church de Waiver of half the fees for

           Good Friday Procession sponsored by.

        Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

39.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) St. Anne-Immaculate Conception Church de Waiver of

           half the fees for Good Friday Procession sponsored by.

        Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

40.      (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) St. Augustine Conception Church de Waiver of half

           the fees for Good Friday Procession sponsored by.

        Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

41.         (COUNCILPERSON PAINTER) Charter Oak Landing de Waiver of half the fees for block
              party sponsored by Metropolitan District Commission.           

            Referred to Public Works, Parks and Environment Committee

42.       (MAYOR PEREZ) Three (3) resolutions de Settlements of claims against the City of

            Hartford, as follows: Theodore P. Augustinos - $300.00, Daniel Cartee - $275.00,  Joel

            DeLeon - $98.00, Flemin O. Haynes - $350.00, Ira Nozik - $300.00, Marjorie R.

            Watt-Delaphena - $300.00,  Ray Weinstein - $300.00, Barrington Wilkins -

            $150.00, Robert Bellante - $75.00, Michael Mainville - $500.00 and Susan Strickland -
          
            $250.00.

        Passed  

     Attest:                                    

                                                                Daniel M. Carey,
  
                                                                         City Clerk